Isaiah 34:16

“Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Seeke ye out of the booke of the Lord, and reade: no one of these shall faile, none shall want her mate: for my mouth, it hath commaunded, and his spirit, it hath gathered them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Seek from the book of the LORD, and read: Not one of these will be missing; None will lack its mate. For His mouth has commanded, And His Spirit has gathered them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Seek ye out of the book of Jehovah, and read: no one of these shall be missing, none shall want her mate; for my mouth, it hath commanded, and his Spirit, it hath gathered them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See what is recorded in the book of the Lord: all these will be there, not one without the other: the mouth of the Lord has given the order, and his spirit has made them come together.
- Basic English Bible

Search ye in the book of Jehovah and read: not one of these shall fail, one shall not have to seek for the other; for my mouth, it hath commanded, and his Spirit, it hath gathered them.
- Darby Bible

Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.
- Webster's Bible

Search in the book of Yahweh, and read: not one of these will be missing. none will lack her mate. For my mouth has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.
- World English Bible

Seek out of the book of Jehovah, and read, One of these hath not been lacking, None hath missed its companion, For My mouth -- it hath commanded, And His spirit -- He hath gathered them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read; no one of these shall be missing, none shall want her mate; for My mouth it hath commanded, and the breath thereof it hath gathered them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 34:16


34:16 Seek - When this judgment is executed, if you pursue this prophecy, you will find, that all things exactly come to pass, as I have told you. His - My spirit, (such sudden changes of persons being frequent here) hath brought all these creatures together, as he formerly brought the creatures to Adam, and to Noah, by an instinct which he put into them.


Discussion for Isaiah 34

  • Felicia
    To Ova
    God is here saying through Isaiah that He has assigned the land of this particular nation to be occupied by the beasts of the forest as their portion and their dwelling place He has marked land out as a surveyor does. The beasts are those referred to in the previous verses.
  • William
    ok verses 11 - 14 are not about demons this whole chapter is a prophecy foretelling what will happen to this world in the end . How all the kingdoms of earth will be utterly destroyed and left desolate . a habitation for different animals to gather and nest just as they do when any dwelling place is abandoned.
  • Ova
    pls explain verse 17
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    PARADOX ! RESTORE ! RESTORE ! RESTORE AND BRING THY HOLY AND MIGHTY WORD TO PASS OH LORD GOD OF ISRAEL ZION GLORY AMEN AND AMEN INDEED ! SHALOM !
  • Sekasana
    verses from 11-14 means demons,evil hapits,diseases ,hostilities .disastars,terorr and other evils haunting individuals and communies and nations.
  • Matt
    This is for Tochi. Tell Christ that you accept him into your heart. Turn away from sin. Read this book and live by it. I was saved a little over a year ago and it has changed my whole life. Everybody struggles, but with Christ you can make through any thing. I will pray for you. Matt

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